On 11/11/2001 07:32:16 AM Michael Everson wrote:

>I don't believe it meets the criteria for syllabary. It's completely
>decomposable. And of course there were the Soviet experiments in
>writing unclustered Hangul text.

I'm not saying that it meets the criteria for syllabary. I'm saying that
it meets criteria for a *different* class that I have called
"alphasyllabary". I'm not suggesting that that class is an intersection of
alphabet and syllabary.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
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